20th Annual Rio Abajo Days Street Festival!

Mark your calendars! The 20th Annual Rio Abajo Days Street Festival is fast approaching! This event will be Saturday, September 24th on Becker Street from 10am until 9pm. There will be Music, Art, Cars, Food Trucks, a Wine and Beer Tent, and more! This is also a great opportunity for sponsors, vendors, and car show participants so if you are … Read More

Garbage Collection Schedule Change

In observance of Labor Day, there will be no trash collection in Belen on Monday, September 5, 2022. All routes will be delayed by one day during the holiday week. Trash will be collected the day AFTER the regular collection day. Please have your polycart at the curb by 7am. Universal Waste Systems, Inc. extends their best wishes for a … Read More

Fire Hydrant and Valve Replacement

Good afternoon City of Belen: ┬áThe Water Department will be doing a Fire Hydrant replacement on Monday, August 29, 2022 in the morning. the water will be shut off and will affect the following areas: All of Vivian including Wright Choice Day care. First Street , Bernard to Vivian, Matt Rd., South 2nd St. and South Mirabel. A scheduled Valve … Read More

Doodlebug Clean Up

The City of Belen wants to extend a big “Thank You!” to Mary Batista and her excellent crew of helpers for the awesome work they did cleaning up Doodlebug Park. With the monsoon rains, weeds had overtaken the park and they had a daunting task that they volunteered to complete. As you can see by the pictures, they worked hard … Read More

Help Plan the Future of Belen! Join us at a Community Town Hall

The City of Belen is developing a new Comprehensive Plan which will guide the future of Belen for the next 20 years. The input of the citizens is integral to the process. To that end, we are having a community town hall on Tuesday, August 23rd from 6-7:30pm at the Belen Business Center. The Business Center is located at 719 … Read More

EDD Announces Wildfire Business Assistance Grant Program

The Economic Development Department (EDD) announces Wildfire Business Assistance Grant Program that will consist of grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 for businesses damaged by fire and floods. A new $1.5 million temporary grant program is available to provide support to small businesses and self-employed individuals who experienced financial losses due to the wildfires. Businesses that qualify for the assistance … Read More

National Night Out Aug. 2nd

The Belen Police Department is sponsoring our annual National Night Out on August 2nd 2022. These events are a great way to bring community and cops together for an evening of partnership, relaxation and fun.  National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity … Read More

Belen Harvey House Museum to Hold Coco Chanel Inspired Fashion Show!

Tickets will go on sale next week for an amazing fundraiser to benefit the Belen Harvey House Museum. On Sunday, September 18th from 1 – 4pm there will be a Coco Chanel inspired fashion show, Afternoon Tea, and Movie & Clothing Sale! The incomparable Ms. Van Ann Moore will be the Mistress of Ceremonies as Coco Chanel herself. You won’t … Read More

City of Belen Wants You!

Are you looking for a great place to work? The City of Belen is hiring! We are currently hiring for: * Clerk I – Utility Department* IT Technician II – IT Department* Laborer – Water Department* Building Maintence Tech – Administrative Services Dept. We are accepting applications for these positions through July 15, 2022! You can check out all of … Read More

Updated – U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loans

***Updated Application Deadline to apply for Physical Damage is now August 4, 2022*** The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has made available disaster loans in New Mexico for Physical Damage from the Wildfires and Straight-Line Winds that occurred April 5th & Continue in the counties of Colfax, Lincoln, Mora, San Miguel, and Valencia. For Economic Injury only in the counties … Read More